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Volume 42, Number 2, Summer 2011

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Homage to a Modern Literary Father

pp. vi-xv


Making a Post-Eurocentric Humanity: Tragedy, Realism, and Things Fall Apart

pp. 1-29

Self-Writing and Existential Alienation in African Literature: Achebe’s Arrow of God

pp. 30-45

The Paddle That Speaks English: Africa, NGOs, and the Archaeology of an Unease

pp. 46-59

Charting the Constellation: Past and Present in Things Fall Apart

pp. 60-71

Okonkwo, Textual Closure, Colonial Conquest

pp. 72-86

Chinua Achebe and the Politics of Form

pp. 87-90

Adichie’s Genealogies: National and Feminine Novels

pp. 91-101

Book Review

Achebe’s Things Fall Apart: A Reader’s Guide (review)

pp. 102-104

General Articles

A Romance That Failed: Bessie Head and Black Nationalism in 1960s South Africa

pp. 105-124

Gukora and Itsembatsemba: The “Ordinary Killers” in Jean Hatzfeld’s Machete Season

pp. 125-146

The Pull of the Ancestors: Slavery, Apartheid, and Memory in Zakes Mda’s Ways of Dying and Cion

pp. 147-169

Indecent Theology, Trans-theology, and the Transgendered Madonna in Chris Abani’s The Virgin of Flames

pp. 170-183

Review Essay

Beyond the TRC: Truth, Power, and Representation in South Africa after Transition

pp. 184-196

Book Reviews

Francophone Voices of the “New” Morocco in Film and Print: (Re)presenting a Society in Transition (review)

pp. 197-198

Ousmane Sembène: The Making of a Militant Artist (review)

pp. 198-199

Re-hybridizing Transnational Domesticity and Femininity: Women’s Contemporary Filmmaking and Lifewriting in France, Algeria, and Tunisia (review)

pp. 199-200

Writing and Filming the Genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda: Dismembering and Remembering Traumatic History (review)

pp. 201-202

The Epic of Kelefaa Saane (review)

pp. 202-203

The Conte: Oral and Written Dynamics (review)

pp. 203-204

“Astres et désastres”: Histoire et récits de vie africains de la colonie à la postcolonie (review)

pp. 204-205

Bushman Letters: Interpreting /Xam Narrative (review)

pp. 205-206

Symbioses d’une mémoire. Manifestations religieuses et littératures de la Caraïbe (review)

pp. 207-208

Who Needs a Story? Contemporary Eritrean Poetry in Tigrinya, Tigre and Arabic, and: War and Peace in Contemporary Eritrean Poetry (review)

pp. 208-214

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